Following the death of Caesar, Rome is being ruled under the watchful eyes of Antony, Lepidus and Octavius. A united front is called for when Rome is threatened by Pompey, but Antony’s attention is elsewhere; with the alluring queen of Egypt Cleopatra. When forced to choose sides, he takes his place alongside Cleopatra, splitting the Roman Empire in two.

Antony And Cleopatra exposes the irreconcilable demands of sex and power, public and private life.

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